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Stillwater Volunteer Center – Opportunities to Serve


The following is a list of volunteer opportunities around the Stillwater area. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please contact the SVC at (405) 377-2161 to register as a volunteer.

American Red Cross:

What: Help with blood drives

When: Tuesdays, 12-6 p.m.

Central Oklahoma Community Action Agency:

What: Special Projects

When: Varies, M-F 8-5

Edwin Fair Community Mental Health Center:

What: Receptionist/Greeter; Maintenance; Cleaning

When: Flexible, M-F 8-5

Elite Repeat Resale Shop:

What: Process items

When: Flexible, M-Sat. 10-5

First United Methodist Church:

What: Prepare and serve community dinners

When: Thursdays, 2-7:30

Habitat for Humanity ReStore:

What: Receive and process donations; Recycling

When: Fridays 9-5, Saturdays 9-1

Highland Park Elementary:

What: Reading Buddy – read with a child

When: One day a week, M-F 11:30-12

Humane Society of Stillwater:

What: Walk dogs; Socialize cats

When: Flexible, Tues. Wed. & Fri. 2-6, Th. 2-7, Sat. & Sun. 1-5

Image Hospice:

What: Office work and direct care with patients-sit with them, read, play cards.

When: Flexible, M-F 8:30-5

Judith Karman Hospice:

What: Visit patients; Assist in resale shop; Office help; Fundraising

When: Flexible, M-F 9:30-4:30, and Saturdays

Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma:

What: Office assistance

When: Flexible, M-F 8:30-12 & 1-5

Life Adult Day Center:

What: Socialize with elderly

When: Flexible, M-F 7:30-5:30

Payne County CASA:

What: Be a court appointed advocate for an abused or neglected child; Fundraising

When: Various times, a one-year commitment to be a CASA, fundraising help also needed

Payne County Youth Services:

What: Administrative assistance; Perform activities and socialize with youth

When: Varies, Mon. Wed. & Fri. 8-5, Tues. & Thurs. 8-8

Sheerar Museum of Stillwater History:

What: Receptionist/Greeter; Educational programs; Shop assistance; Data entry; tours

When: Varies, T-F 11-5, Sat. & Sun. 1-4

St. Andrew’s Thrift Shop:

What: Serve a three hour shift to help customers at the sales desk; work the cash register

When: T,W,F 10-4, Th 10-6 (3 hour shifts; 10 am-1pm or 1pm-4pm one day a week)

Sterling House of Stillwater:

What: Accompany residents to doctor appointments; Shave male residents

When: Varies

Stillwater Community Health Center:

What: Volunteers with medical experience

When: Tues. & Thurs. 4-7

Stillwater Domestic Violence Services:

What: Assist with transportation for shelter clients

When: Varies

Stillwater Medical Center:

What: Take photos of babies for website; Install Lifelines

When: Flexible, M-F 8-5

Stillwater Mobile Meals:

What: Deliver hot meals to the elderly, convalescing or homebound

When: One or more days a week, M-F 11:30-12:30

 

The Saville Center:

What: Cleaning; Maintenance; Mail-outs; Holiday decorating; Prepare lunches

When: Flexible, M-F 9-5

Tiny Paws Kitten Rescue:

What: Bottle feed and socialize kittens; Clean cages

When: Flexible, Mon.-Sun. 7-7

 

Remember, if you would like to serve at any of these opportunities, you must contact the SVC at (405) 377-2161 and register as a volunteer.

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Paid Internship Opportunity!


The Wediko Summer Program is in the process of recruiting and hiring graduate and undergraduate students for their paid summer internship.

At Wediko Children’s Services, they are already recruiting students from diverse backgrounds and fields to be a part of a paid internship opportunity for Summer 2011. The Wediko Summer Program is a short term residential treatment program that serves approximately 150 children with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Each year, they hire a group of dedicated, ambitious, and talented individuals to make the program meaningful and successful for each child.

They offer a unique opportunity for students in a variety of majors to teach art, athletics, theatre, mountain biking, fishing, and other water based activities. There is also an opportunity for students who are interested in teaching in the classroom and direct care positions.

For more information, follow this link: http://www.wediko.org/programs/wediko-summer.

If you have any questions or concerns please feel to contact us at 617-292-9200 or you can email Noel O’Connor at noconnor@wediko.org.

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Volunteer Internships with Living History


Living History is the brainchild of Jo Heiliger, and she needs volunteer interns! Here are the descriptions of the positions:

(most of these positions are able to occupy multiple interns each) 

Game Development ( October 1 – Nov. 16) Stillwater, est. 24 hours
Analyze Curriculum plans (October – November 30) est. 24 hours
Assist in Living History Performance Development with students in classroom (Morrison Public School Library, Nov. 16, 2011 – Dec. 2, 2011  (5 sessions/3 hours each, 15 hours) in Morrison, some transportation arranged and potential reimbursement for mileage
Estimated 24 hours for the following:
Web Site Development, Stillwater (October – January)
Grant Development, Stillwater (October – December)
Revise Funding Organizations by-laws and other related activities in board development (October – December)
Some aspects of these might carry over into 2012
This will be done under the direction of Jo Heiliger, Community Partnership Development Fund, Director
&
Jim Dailey, Coordinator of “Discover Hidden Treasure”, Retired Pawnee Middle School language arts and social studies teacher and Living History Performer
So, if you’re interested in any one of these positions or duties, please call Jo Heiliger at (405) 377-1051 or e-mail her at joheiliger@yahoo.com
Go volunteer and get some experience, too!

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